King Richard and the Crusaders

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King Richard and the Crusaders ★½ 1954

Laughable costume epic with Sanders as Richard the Lionheart, who survives an assassination attempt during the Crusades. Harvey is a loyal knight sworn to find the traitors with Harrison as the noble leader of the Arab forces. Mayo plays Harvey's object of affection. Even the battle scenes are boring. Based on “The Talisman” by Sir Walter Scott. 113m/C VHS, DVD . George Sanders, Rex Harrison, Laurence Harvey, Virginia Mayo, Robert Douglas, Michael Pate, Paula Raymond, Lester Matthews; D: David Butler; W: John Twist; M: Max Steiner.